The Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), 2023, funds US government operations for fiscal year (FY) 2023, providing roughly $1.7 trillion in spending: $772.5 billion in nondefense discretionary spending and $858 billion in defense spending. It also includes policies that extend beyond appropriations in many different areas.
Many healthcare policy provisions were included in Division FF of the bill’s text. Highlights include the following:
The Senate passed the CAA on December 22, 2022 and the House of Representatives will vote Friday morning, December 23. President Biden signed CAA, 2023 on December 29, 2022. The bill is now designated as Public Law 117-328. Read on for a summary of key health-related provisions in the CAA 2023.